Afghanistan war veteran shot and killed

By: Matt McGovern Email
By: Matt McGovern Email
A fight broke out and someone pulled out a gun and started shooting.

Police are investigating a deadly shooting on the West Side of San Antonio.

SAN ANTONIO, TX (WOAI) - Police are investigating a deadly shooting on the West Side. Emergency crews were called to the 300 block of Scotty Drive around 5:15 p.m. Tuesday.

Police say two males who were in red Jeep met up with three other males at Rainbow Hills Park nearby. A fight broke out and someone pulled out a gun and started shooting. The two males in the red Jeep were both hit but managed to drive back to their house on Scotty.

One of the victims was shot multiple times and died of his injuries. Family members at the scene identified him as 23-year-old Ronald Casillas and said he was an Army reservist and a veteran of the war in Afghanistan. The other victim, who has not been identified, was shot in the arm. He was taken to a hospital by EMS with non-life threatening injuries.

Police are now searching for the suspects, who witnesses say left the scene in a gray 4-door car.

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